federal funding

Victoria Regional Airport celebrates one year of United Express service

'The community of Victoria is very fortunate to have a big-name carrier like United Express to service our area'

VICTORIA, Texas - Today, Nov. 10, marks one year since United Express operated by SkyWest Airlines began serving the Victoria Regional Airport. Airport executive director Vinicio "Lenny" Llerena says residents have given "very positive feedback" on the change. [caption id="attachment_2293453"…

Texas HHSC receives up to $5 million in federal funding

An innovative program to help underserved Texans in rural hospitals

AUSTIN, Texas – On Wednesday, Sept. 15, Governor Greg Abbott announced that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is receiving up to $5 million in federal funding from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The funding…

Governor Abbott announces additional funds

Governor Abbott announces additional federal Covid-19 relief assistance payments for local communities

AUSTIN, Texas – On Wednesday, Aug. 18, Governor Greg Abbott announced additional federal Covid-19 relief assistance payments from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). These payments will begin this week for…

Governor Abbott announces more than $5.5 million in Texas Talent Connection grants

"The Texas economy is booming - jobs and businesses are growing here, and while other states are losing population, we are gaining"

AUSTIN, Texas - Governor Greg Abbott today announced more than $5.5 million in Texas Talent Connection grants to 18 innovative workforce skills training and job placement programs in communities across the state. These competitive grant awards, administered by the Texas…

Gov. Abbott announces $41M in Federal COVID-19 emergency funding for local governments

The first round of awards, totaling $7 million, will be distributed this week

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott Wednesday announced that his Public Safety Office (PSO) will provide $41 million in federal funds to assist cities and counties throughout the COVID-19 response. These funds come from the Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) Program authorized…